John Eric T. Francia is a Managing Director and a member of the Management Committee of Ayala Corporation since January 2009. He is President and CEO of AC Energy Holdings, Inc. and AC Infrastructure Holdings Corporation.
Mr. Francia is a member of the Board of Directors of two (2) Philippine publicly listed companies, namely, the Manila Water Company, Inc. and Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc. In addition, he is also a member of the Board of Directors of the following companies within the Ayala Group: AC Energy Holdings, Inc., AC Infrastructure Holdings Corporation, LiveIt Investments Ltd., Northwind Power Development Corporation, North Luzon Renewable Energy Corporation, South Luzon Thermal Energy Corporation, Quadriver Energy Corporation, Monte Solar Energy, Inc., AF Payments, Inc., Light Rail Manila Corporation, MCX Tollway, Inc. and HCM City Infrastructure Investment Joint Stock Company.
Prior to joining Ayala, Mr. Francia was involved in the fields of management consulting, academe and media.
Mr. Francia received his undergraduate degree in Humanities and Political Economy from the University of Asia & the Pacific, graduating magna cum laude. He then completed his Masters Degree in Management Studies at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, graduating with First Class Honors.